This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *magtis, from Proto-Indo-European *mogʰtis (from *megʰ-), whence also Proto-Germanic *mahtiz (Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌷𐍄𐍃 (mahts, power, might), Old English miht). Equivalent to *moťi +‎ *-tь.

Noun edit

*mȍťь f[1][2]

  1. power

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References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*mȏgtь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 321:f. i (c) ‘power’
  2. ^ Olander, Thomas (2001) “moktь, moktьjь”, in Common Slavic Accentological Word List[1], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander:c (NA 117, SA 71; PR 138)